Dear EscapeMakers — As Ithaca’s annual fall foliage display ends, it’s now time to begin planning that peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the holiday rush. Plan to spend your holiday in a cozy home-away-from-home retreat, or wind-down before or after your typical celebrations by getting away. Either way, between the snow-blanketed hills, frozen waterfalls, and agriculinary-focused festivities, Ithaca is interesting all winter. Ithaca is quirky, and will happily admit to that. How…

Dear EscapeMakers — Winter’s chill has finally made it to the Finger Lakes region, but Ithaca, NY is proud to offer a wealth of memorable food and farming-related events even in the colder months. Ithaca is never short on festivals, and winter is no exception – this year’s Ice Festival on December 9th will feature a Chowder Cook-off, and the weird and wonderful Rutabaga Curl at the Ithaca Farmers Market on December 16th is a…

Celebrate in #corningflx this holiday season! Dear EscapeMakers — The holidays are a magical time in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes. Charismatic small town store shelves are lined with the perfect gift for family and friends. Sparkly lights line snow covered streets while families are out celebrating the season at various traditional and unique events. Christmas cheer can be felt throughout the region at events where families and friends can visit with Santa, build…

If you can not view this html email click here GREAT NEWS! EscapeMaker.com’s FARM ESCAPE POP UP SHOP within the historic Fulton Stall Market at the South Street Seaport again has been extended through the Summer! Presented by Amtrak, the EscapeMaker.com Farm Escape Pop Up Shop, located inside the Fulton Stall Market on 207A Front Street, will be open to the public 7 days a week (12pm-6pm Monday-Friday and 11am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays). Visitors can…

If you can not view this html email click here GREAT GETAWAY ALERT! Quick Local Getaways within 500 miles! Superb Wines & Unbeatable Brews Dear EscapeMakers — This time of year is always cold and gray, so why not warm up with some of the most unbeatable brews and superb wines Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes has to offer. Visit their breweries and wineries for an exceptional experience. Enjoy award winning wines from some…